Wolfe wins gold bracelet at World Series of Poker


A second Englander has won an individual event gold bracelet at this year's World Series of Poker.

Roland de Wolfe

Roland de Wolfe of London won the $5,000 buy-in pot-limit Omaha high-low split championship on Sunday.

De Wolfe's win came three days after John-Paul Kelly from Aylesbury, England, became the first British citizen to win a World Series of Poker individual event gold bracelet since 2007.

De Wolfe, 29, defeated a field of 198 players in the event at the Rio and collected $246,616 for first place.

His previous best World Series of Poker finish was a third-place finish in a 2006 event. He has $651,611 in career World Series of Poker winnings.

The win for de Wolfe completes the professional poker "Triple Crown," with wins in the World Series of Poker, World Poker Tour and European Poker Tour.